Spicy Quinoa with Black Beans



Here is a delicious quinoa recipe that is super easy to make and goes great with many different dishes. Feel free to add pieces of chicken or some ground turkey to make it a full meal in itself.  This recipe makes enough that you will most likely have left overs for a couple days :).

Hope you enjoy! 🙂

1 tbsp coconut oil 
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Half small onion, chopped 
2 cups quinoa, rinsed if needed
4 cups water 
3 tsp chicken broth or vegetable broth
3 celery stalks, chopped 
1 of each red and yellow pepper, chopped
3 tsp cumin 
2.5 tsp cayenne pepper 
Salt and pepper to taste 
19 oz can black beans, rinsed 

1. Heat coconut oil in skillet. Add chopped garlic and onions and saute until onions are lightly brown.
2. Add quinoa and toast, approximately 3 minutes. 
3. Slowly add 4 cups of water with added chicken broth to pan, let simmer for 2 minutes. 
4. Add chopped vegetables, black beans, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Let simmer until broth/water is absorbed and quinoa is tender.


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